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Ellen DeGeneres gets her game on in new prime-time show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres, known for keeping her comedy on the nice side, lets her inner meanie out for "Ellen's Game of Games."NBC's new …

Entertainment

Archie Panjabi: I hope 'Next of Kin' drama will spur debate on radicalisation

Archie Panjabi has told how she hopes her upcoming role in gritty murder thriller, Next of Kin, will encourage debate about radicalisation.<p>The Good Wife star, 45, takes centre stage as Mona Shirani, a doctor who finds her family values tested to the limit when her brother is murdered and his son – …

The Trailer for Netflix's New Horror-Thriller Is So, So, *So* Terrifying

It stars 13 Reasons Why‘s Dylan Minnette.<p>Welp, goodbye to sleep! It was nice knowing you, but now I'm so on edge that I'm about to throw up.<p>This horrifying first look at <i>Open House</i>, a Netflix thriller starring Piercy Dalton and Dylan Minnette as a mother and her teen son who move into a relative's …

Georgia family's cat turns up in San Francisco

The Cameron family's cat, Kitty Bitty, was flown home for Christmas after being found 2,000 miles away.

San Francisco

Kitten born with two faces stuns vets as it survives and thrives

<b>A kitten born with two faces is defying vets’ predictions to live a healthy and happy life.</b><p>Bettie Bee’s owners were stunned when she was born in the …

Herbs for the Anxious Dog or Cat

by Greg TilfordWHAT MAKES HERBAL CALMING FORMULAS EFFECTIVE?Skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia)The efficacy of an herbal calming formula is influenced …

Alternative Medicine

Comment on FDA Warning: Store-Bought ‘Bone Treats’ Could Kill Your Dog by Bree

Just because he’s still kickin doesn’t mean it can’t happen eventually. can cause a puncture in the stomach or intestines. Be too large that it …

Pets

Robot CATS to be used to help elderly people with tasks and reminders

A toy company has been granted money to develop robotic cats for the elderly which can help with tasks and reminders.<p>Toy giant Hasbro and the …

Mobile AR for gaming to take off in the coming years: Reach Robotics

Silas Adekunle, co-founder and CEO at Reach Robotics, discusses how augmented reality and robotics will shape the future of gaming.

Robotics

This Slightly Haunting Childlike Robot Has Helped Scientists Crowdsource Research for Over a Decade

It’s called iCub and is able to do some pretty amazing feats.<p>Giorgio Metta recently marveled as a 13-year-old successfully cleared a table. This may not sound like a particularly impressive feat, but Metta wasn’t observing any teen, he was watching his 13-year-old humanoid robot, iCub.<p>The original …

Robotics

The robot that might save your next remote meeting

Remote calls into a conference room at headquarters are the worst: too often, voices are muffled, mumbled, delayed and indistinct. When the …

Telepresence

The 11 best, worst, and weirdest robots of 2017

I was busy thinking ‘bout bots<p>2017: bad in general; pretty good for robots. That’s my summary anyway, and while I understand if you feel like I’m glossing over one or two important events, I would ask you to remember what those important events actually were. Not great, right? Best to concentrate …

US military wants to create an unhackable computer that works like a Rubik's Cube that gets rearranged

Hacking a MORPHEUS computer will be similar to trying to solve a Rubik's Cube that is constantly being rearranged, scientists said.<p>The US military is …

Watch This Humanoid Robot Doing Pushups and Crunches and Reckon with Your Own Mortality

Researchers say the robots will help with the development of prostheses.<p>There’s a certain delight many people take in seeing robots fail. On the flip side, there’s an existential terror to witnessing robots behave a little <i>too</i> much like humans. Take this humanoid robot developed at the University of …

15 Most-Watched Game Videos Of 2017

Variety was not in short supply when it came to gaming videos in 2017. Niantic finally gave Pokemon Go fans what they wanted--namely, robust content updates--even though catching Legendaries was easier said than done. When it came to GameSpot's video reviews, there was the expected mix of …

Game Trailers

Netflix’s Dark is hard to watch, and impossible to stop watching

The service’s first original German series echoes David Lynch and David Fincher, but finds its own queasy, compelling ground<p>Netflix’s mesmerizing new German-language series <i>Dark</i> certainly is aptly named. A great deal of the new 10-episode season takes place in dim rooms and unlit garages, in an …

TV

The 'Star Wars' Refresher You Are Looking for Before 'The Last Jedi'

In case you need a reminder of where all the main players were the last time we saw them...<p>It’s been two years since <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> was …

NASA Is Picking Finalists for a Space Mission. Here Are Its Options.

Would you like NASA to fly a drone across Saturn’s largest moon, or to send a probe to collect samples from a duck-shaped comet?<p>From a dozen proposals to the agency’s New Frontiers competition — not unlike an interplanetary “Shark Tank” for a forthcoming robotic mission — NASA announced these two …

Astronomy

Scientists Have Developed a Brain Implant That Can Boost Memory by 30 Percent | Inc.com

If you want to keep your memory sharp as you age you might want to try meditation, weight lifting, or keeping up your social connections. Or, in the near future, you might also be able to opt for a brain implant.<p>That's the prospect raised by new technology revealed at a recent Society for …

Alzheimer's Disease

There are two types of time travel, and physicists agree that at least one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about …

Is Dark Matter Made of Black Holes?

More than a billion years ago two black holes in the distant universe spiraled around each other in a deathly dance until they merged. This spiraling …

SoftBank is buying robotics firms Boston Dynamics and Schaft from Alphabet

Here’s a surprise turn of events: SoftBank — maker of the friendly Pepper robot and a major M&A player in the tech world — has just announced that it is acquiring two more robotics companies from Google owner Alphabet as part of its own deeper move into the field: it is buying Big Dog developer …

3tags.org

Turning Back the Aging Clock

Researchers from Caltech and UCLA have developed a new approach to removing cellular damage that accumulates with age. The technique can potentially …

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Video

Earth’s First Freeform 3D Printed Home

The world of 3D printing is a fascinating one, and the possibilities this technology can bring are enormous as Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo (WATG) …

3D Printing

Coffee Consumption Is Positively Associated with Longer Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Nurses' Health Study. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Coffee is an important source of antioxidants, and consumption of this beverage is associated with many health conditions and a lower …

A 29-Year Study Has Found No Link Between Brain Cancer and Cellphones

If, and by how much cellphones increase the risk of brain cancer is a long and disputed argument. No one study is going to settle anything, but one …